MA Graphic Design Research

My name is James Robinson and I am a MA Graphic Design student at the London College of Communication. This blog serves as a record for my research.

October 13, 2011 at 11:26am
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The Self Esteem Act: Parents push for anti-Photoshop law in U.S. to protect teens from unrealistic body image ideals

The Self Esteem Act: Parents push for anti-Photoshop law in U.S. to protect teens from unrealistic body image ideals

September 3, 2011 at 2:48pm
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Tibor Kalman’s famous quote – ‘designers, stay away from corporations that want you to lie for them’, made into a billboard by Jonathan Barnbrook for the 1999 AIGA Las Vegas conference.

Tibor Kalman’s famous quote – ‘designers, stay away from corporations that want you to lie for them’, made into a billboard by Jonathan Barnbrook for the 1999 AIGA Las Vegas conference.

12:36pm
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drilling behind the headlines →

The purpose of our news web site is to provide you with insightful and accurate reporting on current subjects and on issues that need to be brought to your attention. We want to challenge conventional wisdom. We seek to offer a solid and reliable resource for those of you who want to explore particular topics by drilling deeply

August 27, 2011 at 11:32am
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The truth about politics: MP takes lie-detector test →

Ask the public about the honesty of MPs and the typical knee-jerk response is that you cannot believe a word a politician says. But what if that politician is strapped to a polygraph?

11:08am
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The “pause that refreshes”? Many medical men think it would more aptly be called “the refreshment that poisons” (The Case Against Coca-Cola by Warren Boroson, Fact Vol 1, Issue 6 1964)

The “pause that refreshes”? Many medical men think it would more aptly be called “the refreshment that poisons” (The Case Against Coca-Cola by Warren Boroson, Fact Vol 1, Issue 6 1964)

10:55am
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10:50am
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August 21, 2011 at 5:52pm
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Plusnet – Good honest broadband from Yorkshire

(Source: youtube.com)

August 17, 2011 at 10:38am
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Spread from ‘Bob Gill, so far’ by Bob Gill.

Spread from ‘Bob Gill, so far’ by Bob Gill.

August 14, 2011 at 7:30pm
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Make. Believe or Make Believe?

Make. Believe or Make Believe?

August 4, 2011 at 4:09pm
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New York, 1960’s journal FACT; designed by American Graphic Designer Herb Lubalin.

August 3, 2011 at 4:16pm
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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.

— Mark Twain – American Writer

(Source: brainyquote.com)

August 1, 2011 at 3:08pm
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Welcome to Honesty Cosmetics Online Shop…

Welcome to Honesty Cosmetics Online Shop…

3:04pm
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(Dis) honesty lab →

The Honestylab told us what you thought about honesty by joining in the first ever international study to explore public concepts of honesty.

July 31, 2011 at 10:51am
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Honesty in Chinese and/or Japanese Calligraphy... →